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Fountains Abbey to Markenfield Hall Walk
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Ripon
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Fountains Abbey to Markenfield Hall Walk

Discover the countryside between two of the most important medieval buildings in the area. Once, their lands adjoined, but...

Nought Moor Trail
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Pateley Bridge
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Nought Moor Trail

Set forth for a good healthy yomp across the heather, through some of Nidderdale’s ancient woodland and abandoned Victorian...

Markenfield Hall
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Ripon
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Markenfield Hall

Markenfield Hall – tucked privately away along a mile-long winding drive, just three miles south of Ripon, has been...

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Come to the heart of Yorkshire and explore some of the most beautiful and varied countryside this amazing county has to offer.

To our west the striking profile of the Yorkshire Dales offers climbs, valleys, rivers and reservoirs each of which can be the focus to your day out and provide the opportunity for adventure. To our east is the Vale of York, with its wide open arable farmlands and broad open sky that reaches from the Dales over the City of York to the Yorkshire Wolds.

In the Harrogate area you will find everything from remote fells and open moorland to idyllic riversides, beautiful woodlands and astounding views that seem to go on forever.

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Your Outdoor Playground

Step out of your comfort west the striking profile of the Yorkshire Dales offers climbs, valleys, rivers and reservoirs each of which can be the focus to your day out and provide the opportunity for adventure. To our east is the Vale of York, with its wide open sure you have the best possible time, you can be sure of ending the day with a feeling of achievement and a story to tell.

Whether you visit as a part of a group, or come for a quiet break on your own, or as a couple, you can book a day of excitement and thrills to remember.


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Find Outdoor Tranquillity

If you want to enjoy the countryside in a calmer more relaxing way, then you will find plenty to tempt you outdoors. As well as countless great walks, there are a range of ways to experience the stunning landscape and wildlife that surrounds us.

Species once lost are returning to our rivers, hills and skies. Otters and red kites are among the notable success stories With wildlife reserves and rich biodiversity you will find a great many things to spot and observe that will enrich your time outdoors.


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Golf – the Perfect Middle Ground

The perfect compromise of sporting competition and a relaxing afternoon outdoors, Harrogate’s Golf Clubs offer a variety of courses and surroundings, meaning you can play every day for a week, and never hit the same hole twice.


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Markenfield Hall
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An outstanding love of Nidderdale AONB
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3rd Nov 2020
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An outstanding love of Nidderdale AONB

Nidderdale is part of the national family of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) – landscapes so special they...

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